Choosing Plants That Fit

Shopping for plants can be a bit disorienting if you don’t have a definite plan of what you want to buy.  There’s annuals and perennials, tons of colors, and hundred other options.  Each year I come up with a color scheme for my landscape and work from there.  The next thing I consider is the bed locations, container sizes, and the heights that would look best.  There’s tons of other factors you can consider when planning.  In this post I want to look at just the container size options we offer, and the applications they are best suited for in your garden.

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Growing Sprouts

I have fond childhood memories of going out for lunch after Sunday church to Dale’s (Duff’s) Smorgasbord in Gallipolis, OH.  To me the coolest thing wasn’t the rotating buffet but the salad bar.  On the salad bar they had alfalfa sprouts.  Being a weird kid the preferred vegetables over sweets, I would always pile my plate high with alfalfa sprouts and those little ears of corn.  As a kid, I always wondered how those sprouts were grown.

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